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    G1 V8 HURRICANE RS

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    600 hp and 330 km/h are the key figures of the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS with a supercharged M3 V8 engine and so the world’s fastest BMW 1 M Coupé comes – once again – from G-POWER

    After G-POWER has already created the world`s fastest sedan (M5 HURRICANE RR), the world’s fastest LPG-powered car (M5 HURRICANE GS), the world’s fastest estate car (M5 HURRICANE RS Touring), the world’s fastest 4-seated Coupé (M6 HURRICANE RR) and the world’s fastest BMW M3, G-POWER presents with the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS a new high-speed car.
    With the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS, G-POWER is making itself an early birthday present in preview of the upcoming 30Th anniversary next year. And for this special occasion G-POWER has fulfilled itself a heart's desire by building a manufactory automobile based on a 1 M Coupé the way it should have been delivered directly from the M-GmbH.

    Coming from the factory the BMW 1 M Coupé already features the front and rear axles of its “big” brother BMW M3. The only things missing are “just” the right engine and the nifty DCT gearbox, in order to match G-POWER’s expectations. Consistently G-POWER went one step further than BMW and implanted the entire M3 V8 engine including the DCT gearbox into the compact body of the 1 M Coupé. But that’s not all, in addition G-POWER installed a supercharger system especially designed for this special edition car, that fits into the compact engine bay of the 1 M Coupé.

    Just like the basic car, the production numbers of the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS are strictly limited. Starting next year and corresponding with G-POWER’s anniversary, a max. of 30 customers can enjoy an automobile that guarantees pure driving fun. In order to make the dream of the ultimate driving machine come true, G-POWER has faced every challenge. After getting the BMW E46 scene ecstatic with the 550 PS strong G-POWER M3 E46 with integrated 5.0l M5 V10 engine, by the way the only one on the market, this time the choice fell on the V8 engine of the current M3 for the smaller 1 M Coupé. Of course the factory power output of 420 hp is not enough to make the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS the fastest of its class. Being the leading manufacturer of after market supercharger systems for BMW automobiles it is no surprise that G-POWER relied on forced induction for its power output enhancement and developed a supercharger system based on the premium superchargers from ASA.

    The result: 600 hp and 580 Nm of torque, achieved through gentle soft charging with just 0,5 bar (relative) boost. Already from 3.000 rpm on the supercharged M3 V8 engine pulls like the standard M3 engine revving twice as much, but than the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS really starts to flex its muscles: from 5.000 rpm on until redline it provides constantly about 40 % more torque than the factory car, this provides an acceleration that feels like being dragged by a bungee cord. This output explosion is based on the heart of the G-POWER supercharger system, the new T1-523 ASA centrifugal supercharger. For its mission with the M3 V8 engine the ASA T1-523 has been literally been tailor-made, to provide the giant need for fresh air of the up to 8.300 rpm revving 4.0 litre V8 engine. But the ASA supercharger, flanged to the engine using an aluminium high-strength mount, is not the only high-tech component of the G-POWER supercharger system. The engineers did not spare any cost or efforts during the development of this supercharger system. Amongst others they even did a sophisticated, computer aided simulation which analyses the conditions of the air-ducting engine parts. The set goal of this extensive research has been to improve the efficiency of the G-POWER supercharger system to the best possible performance. And the result proofs G-POWER right. The supercharger system is capable of reducing the specific fuel consumption of the engine. This shows that G-POWER does not just care about performance but is concerned about the sensitive use of restricted resources like fuel, as well.

    A further key component of the G-POWER supercharger system is the complete aluminium cast air box. It houses, apart from the extensive racing air filter, a water circulated boost cooling system with a large water-to-air intercooler located in the vehicles front, ensuring a boost temperature that is at an output optimal level under all circumstances. 8 lightweight integral resonance induction pipes, complete the G-POWER air box that is responsible for the perfect throttle response and optimal torque curve of the supercharged V8 engine. The engine’s modifications made by G-POWER are topped off by a handmade, stainless steel exhaust system that has been especially designed to fit under the 1 M Coupés compact body and at the same time being capable of handling the extremely high flow-rate of the supercharged, high-revving V8 engine with a minimum of backpressure.

    Naturally the performance figures benefit from this huge power output improvement. The sprint from stand still to 200 km/h is now completed in 12,7 seconds and the top speed is reached at more than 330 km/h making the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS the fastest BMW 1 series in the world.

    Obviously a top speed of more than 330 km/h set extreme demands on the tyres that are mounted on the 20-inch G-POWER SILVERSTONE DIAMOND wheels. G-POWER’s technology partner Michelin provided high-performance Pilot Super Sport tires in the dimensions 255/30 ZR 20 at the front axle and 295/25 ZR 20 at the rear axle for this reason, making sure the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS is always capable of bringing its brute power to the street.

    Chassis-sided G-POWER has gained a lot of experience over the many high-speed cars build in the past years. From this know-how and many joint development projects for world record cars a technologic partnership has developed between G-POWER and Mov’it in the field of high performance braking systems and with KW when it comes to suspensions.

    Accordingly the G-POWER CLUBSPORT suspension package has been developed in close cooperation with KW and thanks to a G-POWER setup has been adapted to the special needs of the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS. It optimises its road manners at race track level without sacrificing its usability as a daily driver and encompasses a coilover suspension that is independently adjustable for both compression and rebound.

    The CLUBSPORT version distinguishes oneself, apart from the adjustable dampers, by support bearings that enable correction of camber or caster according to the individual purpose. Of course the negative acceleration is in the focus of G-POWER, as well.

    The G-POWER braking system with six respectively four brake pistons bytes into mighty up to 396 mm in diameter Ceramic-Carbon brake discs. The high performance braking system for the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS has been exclusively designed together with Mov’it according to the specifications of G-POWER in order to match the performance and top speed of the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS.

    With this set-up, the G-POWER braking system always provides maximum brake force and the braking point remains precise in any case. In addition the G-POWER ceramic braking system reduces the unsprung mass by 50% percent, compared to a system with steel brake discs. Accordingly the cornering and road handling is improved significantly.

    Further weight is dropped by adding a bonnet made from Carbon fibre that features the M3 design including a power dome and vent openings. In the rear a lighter Carbon fibre boot lip with an aerodynamically shaped tear-off edge makes for reduced lift.

    The G1 V8 HURRICANE RS does not only set benchmarks in performance, but also when it comes to individuality and exclusivity. The interior of the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS, upholstered by G-POWER in premium leather and Alcantara offers impressive confirmation of what is possible above and beyond “BMW Individual” equipment. The painstaking work carried out by hand by G-POWER craftsmen goes far beyond simply upholstering virtually every surface with the finest grades of leather and Alcantara. In contrast to many leather workshops, G-POWER takes the time to reshape the original BMW seat cushions. Only thanks to this unique technology can the distinctive look created by G-POWER be achieved in combination with an optimum synthesis of comfort and lateral grip.

    As a complete vehicle, the G1 V8 HURRICANE RS includes the 20” wheel set, suspension, brake system together with the installation of the M3 V8 engine including the DCT gearbox, the stainless steel exhaust system and the supercharger system for the power output enhancement to 600 hp, as well as the G-POWER full-leather upholstery to the level illustrated.
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    FFFF******kkkk Now thats amazing!
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    Damn!

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    G-Power swaps an S65 V8 into an E82 1M and supercharges it to make the 600 horsepower G1 V8 Hurricane RS

    Now here is a 1 Series that can truly be called an M-car considering that it actually has an M-motor. G-Power starts with the 4.0 liter S65 V8 from the E9X M3 and puts it in the 1M engine bay where it seems to look right at home. They then add a supercharger on top of that to make for a car with a respectable 600 horses. In an interesting design difference from the G-Power S65 V8 supercharger kits, this vehicle has an air to water intercooler. A sign of things to come?

    G-Power also claims the vehicle is capable of 205 MPH which we do not doubt but G-Power needs to back up their claims. They also state this is the fastest 1M in the world. There are a few tuned 1M's out there with the factory N54 motor that may beg to differ. Nobody is doubting how fast this car is as people are aware of how quick supercharged M3's are but some performance numbers to substantiate their claims would be nice. Regardless, an awesome swap with a proper M motor under the hood as every M vehicle should have.

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    It's a 1 series with a 1M body kit, and an S65. Look at the side view mirrors. Sure looks nice and is fast as $#@!

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bmwtek Click here to enlarge
    It's a 1 series with a 1M body kit, and an S65. Look at the side view mirrors. Sure looks nice and is fast as $#@!
    They state it's a 1M Coupe. They also could easily change the side mirrors.

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    SO MUCH S65, SO AWESOME..... Interesting that the s/c kit for the 1M uses a different manifold then their E9x M3 kits. Probably didn't have enough space behind the kidney grills for the air/air intercooler
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
    Interesting that the s/c kit for the 1M uses a different manifold then their E9x M3 kits.
    Right? Looks so much better with this design too...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Right? Looks so much better with this design too...
    I mean, whatever's more efficient is fine by me (air/air vs air/water).... All of GPower's stuff looks OEM, I was just never crazy about the highlighter orange on everything... Rather see them go with this color setup more

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    That's pretty bad ass.

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    This is by far, hands down, the best 1 series ever. EVER.

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    The color and trim is horrible IMO, but other than that, this car is AWESOME!
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    This without the blower - is what an M3 should be. With a blower - probably the best overall car in the world. I love it.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by inlineS54B32 Click here to enlarge
    This without the blower - is what an M3 should be.
    With the 4.4 liter.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by bmwtek Click here to enlarge
    It's a 1 series with a 1M body kit, and an S65. Look at the side view mirrors. Sure looks nice and is fast as $#@!
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    They state it's a 1M Coupe. They also could easily change the side mirrors.
    You're right, it was a 135i. There's a sunroof. Look at my top right photo.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by UsualSuspect Click here to enlarge
    You're right, it was a 135i. There's a sunroof. Look at my top right photo.
    Yup, looks like a non-M to me. It has chrome line too.

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    with a 600 hp V8 M3 motor this car is more M then the 1M(tuned 135i) to me. A real dream car.... but it will cost a lot.. probably like a stock M5.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
    Yup, looks like a non-M to me. It has chrome line too.
    And its missing the 3rd pedal.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by KB Click here to enlarge
    And its missing the 3rd pedal.
    This can easily be converted but it seems G-Power was misleading with their press release.

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    This must of been a ridiculously expensive build. Start with a 135, add on:a 1M body kit, suspension
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    Can't edit my $#@!ing post -- This was a ridiculously expensive build:
    Full 1M bodykit


    • S65 Transplant with DCT
    • G-Power SKII CS supercharger kit with redesigned air/war manifold
    • G-Power/KW full suspension upgrade
    • Ceramic Brakes
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    With what G-Power charges builds like this are no sweat.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    With the 4.4 liter.
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    I still need to get around to driving a stroked S65 - it's gotta be awesome.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by inlineS54B32 Click here to enlarge
    I still need to get around to driving a stroked S65 - it's gotta be awesome.
    Not many around.

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